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Information events and conferences in 2017

Events and conferences for patients, carers, healthcare professionals and students... We keep an eye on the calendar to let you know about upcoming neurology related events. 


  • 28th-29th. Finding Strength: Challenges and Opportunities for Patients with Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders. John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh. This annual national conference provides an opportunity for health professionals with an interest in palliative care to hear from experts in their field. For more information, click here


  • 12th -14th. Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference & Exhibition. The Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool. This conference will showcase the latest clinical and policy developments across the UK and bring together an impressive range of national and international speakers. For more information, click here.
  • 14th. Neurology Red Flags - What to do next? PJ Care, 153 Sherwood Drive , Bletchley, MK3 6RT. The Primary Care Neurology Society, in partnership with the Thames Valley RCGP Faculty, are organising this half-day workshop, to be lead by consultant neurologist Dr Martin Turner. The seminar takes a very practical approach to helping GPs to refresh their knowledge and skills in managing patients presenting with suspected neurological conditions. The workshop tackles various symptoms such as headache, weakness, tingling, dizziness incl. LOC tremor memory. There is also opportunity for you to explore issues currently challenging you, including an opportunity to discuss cases you may be managing in your practice. To find out more and book your place at the workshop, click here.  


  • 1st. Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day. The Christie, Manchester, M20 4BX. An opportunity to better understand how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed metastatic spinal cord compression throughout the pathway.  Discussion topics include red flags, the coordinator service, management and rehabilitation. The day is suitable for health professionals in all settings where patients with MSCC may present. For more information and to register, please click here.
  • 4th. Life with Chiari - A one-day day conference for adults affected by Chiari. The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, 33 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG. This event, organised by Brain & Spine Foundation, will bring together patients & carers to meet and share stories and hear from neurological experts talking on a variety of topics relating to managing Chiari and associated conditions such as syringomyelia. To book tickets for the event, click here

Ongoing Events

  • Ongoing: Lab Tours with Brain Tumour Research. A lab tour is a great opportunity to see the interesting and valuable research taking place in the Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence. You will be able to ask questions about the research and understand how the work undertaken is getting us closer to a cure. 

For more neuroscience related events, you can also check the British Neuroscience Association website or the Dana Foundation, which features neuroscience events around the world. 

Want to feature your event here? Contact us at info@brainandspine.org.uk or contact our website editor, Aaron, directly at aaron.bailey-athias@brainandspine.org.uk.